Tucker Dominates at Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100
(Halifax, NS, June 7, 2009) Only six cars finished on the lead lap as Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB dominated all 100 laps of the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 at Riverside International Speedway, located near Antigonish, NS on Sunday afternoon for the second year in a row. Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS finished second, ahead of Lonnie Sommerville from Saint John, NB. Donald Chisholm and George Koszkulics, both of Antigonish, NS rounded out the top five.
Shawn Tucker won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award after leading 100 laps of the race. Only two cautions interrupted the race which included a 79 lap green flag run and took just 45 minutes to complete.
Mike McKenzie from Halifax, NS, Lonnie Sommerville from Saint John, NB, and Kent Vincent from Crapaud, PE each won a LiteCo heat race, while Daryl Mahar of Hubley, NS won the B Feature which was his last chance to take one of the 26 positions in the race. Twenty nine of the Maritime's top drivers attempted to qualify for the 100 lap event.
John Flemming won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials which put him on the pole for the start of the 100 lap Main Feature. Greg Proude had the fastest time for the second race in a row, with a time of 14.410 seconds (99.931 mph)
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks, when it makes its first stop on Prince Edward Island at Raceway Park at Oyster Bed Bridge for the Lucas Oil 100 on June 20. Racing starts at 6pm.
About Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet
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About CARQUEST Auto Parts
With nearly 4000 locations in North America, CARQUEST Auto Parts supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment.
About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour (CPST) is the highest level of stock car racing in Canada. The Tour is recognized in the industry as one of the healthiest stock car racing series in North America. CPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call our administration office at 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com
About Riverside Speedway
Riverside Speedway, 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval, is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was totally rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site, comparable to the best short tracks in Canada and the U.S. For more information about Riverside Speedway, please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902.863.2410.
RESULTS FOR THE CARQUEST PRO STOCK TOUR
RON MACGILLIVRAY CHEVROLET 100
June 7, 2009
RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY, Antigonish, NS
|1||52||Shawn Tucker||Rockico Truck & Trailer||Fredericton||NB||100|
|2||0||Shawn Turple||Dexter Construction||Enfield||NS||100|
|3||23||Lonnie Sommerville||AE MacKay Builders||Saint John||NB||100|
|4||89||Donald Chisholm||Nova Construction||Antigonish||NS||100|
|5||88||George Koszculics||Nova Construction||New Glasgow||NS||100|
|6||97||John Flemming||The Roofing Connection||Halifax||NS||100|
|7||O2||Mike MacKenzie||Forbes Chevrolet||Dartmouth||NS||99|
|8||99||Craig Slaunwhite||Halifax Glass & Mirror||Terence Bay||NS||99|
|9||8||Kent Vincent||Vector Atlantic||Crapaud||PE||99|
|10||32||Chris Hughes||CG Loaders & Boto Tires||Brackley Beach||PE||99|
|11||48||Dave O'Blenis||Burger King, Peterbuilt, Tims||Boundary Creek||NB||99|
|12||80||Roger Miller||Harvey Racing||Kennetcook||NS||99|
|13||18||Darren MacKinnon||Shaws Towing Ltd.||Winsloe||PE||99|
|14||6||Lowell Affleck||Barter Centre Used Vehicles||Summerside||PE||98|
|15||5||Jonathan Hicken||Reynolds Well Drilling||Montague||PE||98|
|16||26||Mike Stevens||Roadway Systems, TNT Insul||Salisbury||NB||98|
|17||O1||Robbie MacLean||Charlottetown Bottle & Metal||Charlottetown||PE||98|
|19||39||Sandy Livingstone, Jr.||Springhill||NS||95|
|20||44||Wayne Smith||Jetco Contracting||Timberlea||NS||87|
|21||13||Rollie MacDonald||King Freight Lines||Pictou||NS||87|
|23||76||Roger Crane||Montague Tire||Montague||PE||42|
|27||92||Pete Miller||ACL Construction||Kennetcook||NS||9|
|28||66||Daryl Mahar||Inglis Jewelers, K Huley Wood||Five Island Lake||NS||9|
Lead Changes: 1 (Car 52, Laps 1-100)
Heat Winners: 02, 23, 8
B Feature: 66
Dash Winner: #97
Time Trials Winner (Fast Time): #29 (14.410 seconds, 99.931 mph)
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